Distributor Identification Information

 

 

Bosch Distributor Information

Bosch Distributors have a condenser on the outside and normally have a brown cap and rotor    
Bosch Distributors are fitted with left and right hand points
Early cars up to 1968 use a cast distributor with 2 piece points

2 piece

Right hand

Late Cars after 1968 use a alloy distributor with 1 piece points

1 piece

Right hand

Late Cars after 1968 use a alloy distributor with 1 piece points

1 piece

Left hand

 

Ford Distributor Information

   
Ford cars are fitted with 3 types of Distributor LUCAS , BOSCH , MOTOTCRAFT    
     
Bosch Distributors have a condenser on the outside and normally have a brown cap and rotor  
Motorcraft and Fomoco distributors have a rotor with a spring steel contact  
Lucas Distributors normally have a black rotor as shown
 

Lucas Distributor Information

   
Lucas DM2 Early
Will have DM2 Stamped on the Body
The low tension wire will exit by a clip as shown
Points will be held in with 2 screws
May have a side or top entry cap
Lucas DM2 Late
Will have DM2 Stamped on the Body
the low tension wire will exit by a clip as shown
Points will be held in with 1 screw
May have a side or top entry cap
Lucas 23/25d
Will have 25D Stamped on the Body
The low tension wire will exit by a clip as shown
May have a side or top entry cap
Lucas 43d 45D
The low tension wire will exit through a small hole in the body as shown
 
Lucas 48D 59D As 45D but points will Blue    
     
Lucas DM6    
Lucas 22 / 25D6    
Lucas 45D6    
Lucas 35D8
Our kits are only suitable for Late type points
when removed they will have a locating pin pointing downwards
Early Type
Late Type
     
 

Mini A and A+ Distributors

   
Although the same ignition kits can be used Mini A and A+ complete distributors are not interchangeable    
Mini A distributors (up to 1980) the distributor is held in with a pinch clamp with 2 bolts  
Mini A+ the distributor is held in with a y clamp and on bolt